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Google's best Android apps of 2014: The most downloaded games and utilities of the year

Google's best Android apps of 2014: The most downloaded games and utilities of the year

By 12 December 2014

Google has unveiled its “best of” list for 2014, which includes Android apps and games. The list is quite similar to Apple’s “best of 2014” round-up that came out earlier this month, though instead of being based on editorial picks, Google said... >>

Nokia Here maps app now live in Play Store, with iOS version coming in 2015

Nokia Here maps app now live in Play Store, with iOS version coming in 2015

By 10 December 2014

Nokia's Here maps app is now available in the Google Play Store, and it's not just for Samsung devices. Positioned as an alternative to Google Maps, Here, formerly called Nokia Maps, is a mobile app that features maps in over 180 countries, as well as... >>

Google Wallet adds PayPal billing so you can securely buy from Google Play Store

Google Wallet adds PayPal billing so you can securely buy from Google Play Store

By 15 May 2014

There are no shortage of payment options when it comes to buying content from the Google Play Store, but that hasn't stopped Google from adding yet another option: PayPal. Starting today, Android device owners can log into PayPal account to buy apps,... >>

May the Fourth be with you: Google Play Store launches Star Wars Day sale

May the Fourth be with you: Google Play Store launches Star Wars Day sale

By 2 May 2014

Google has begun advertising a Google Play Store sale called May The Fourth Be With You in honour of Star Wars Day. Star Wars Day is an unofficial holiday on 4 May. It celebrates the Star Wars space opera saga and franchise created by George Lucas. Fans... >>

UK tax change could hike up the price of downloaded apps, music and books

UK tax change could hike up the price of downloaded apps, music and books

By 24 March 2014

Music, book and app downloads may jump in price in the UK soon after VAT changes were announced in the annual budget. Chancellor George Osborn pointed out in his annual budget speech that companies are currently charged tax at source on digital downloads,... >>

Google Play Store second birthday deals and freebies includes free Tom Hanks' Big

Google Play Store second birthday deals and freebies includes free Tom Hanks' Big

By 7 March 2014

Google Play Store second birthday deals are now live in the UK and US. People around the world started getting emails last week about Google giving away games, apps, music, and more to celebrate the Google Play Store's second birthday. The Google Play... >>

Pebble 2.0 for Android with watchapp directory and more finally lands in Google Play Store

Pebble 2.0 for Android with watchapp directory and more finally lands in Google Play Store

By 7 March 2014

Pebble has released version 2.0 of its Android app. The update most notably brings the Pebble watchapp directory for browsing, finding, and installing watchapps for Pebble. Some of the apps you'll find in the watchapp directory include Yelp, Foursquare,... >>

Google Now Launcher lands in Google Play Store for Nexus and Google Play Edition devices

Google Now Launcher lands in Google Play Store for Nexus and Google Play Edition devices

By 26 February 2014

Google introduced a new home screen and app launcher when it released Android KitKat and the Nexus 5 smartphone last year. That launcher is now called the Google Now Launcher and has landed for other Nexus handsets and Google Play Experience devices from... >>


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